Leaders of the Machinists Union say they have given the Boeing Co. a preliminary proposal for a contract that would mean much of the work on the company's new 777X jet would be done in the Puget Sound region.
Diagnosing what has blocked a boring machine working on a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle, and figuring out what to do, could take about two weeks, the project director for Seattle Tunnel Partners said Wednesday.
So much for snuggling in Wisconsin. The owner of Madison's new Snuggle House has decided to shut it down just three weeks after it opened, choosing to pack up his pillows and beds under intense scrutiny from city officials who questioned whether the place was a front for a brothel.
Composer Steven Sametz (SAM'-ehts) has written dozens of pieces in his long and prolific career, perhaps none so personal as the one he's about to begin: a requiem for the victims of the massacre in Newtown, Conn.